The shorter hike to Karu lookout is a great option to experience the majesty and intrigue of Kata Tjuta and to get a sense of its mighty boulders and secret valleys without committing to a more challenging hike.

The Karu Lookout hike is a moderate grade hike with some rocky paths to navigate along the way. Hikers learn of the geological history and cultural heritage of Kata Tjuta and encounter its flora and fauna including birds and lizards.

1 Karu Lookout
2 Karu Lookout

Views to the mighty red domes and lush green valley floor make for wonderful photo opportunities but it’s the power of the land that will stay with visitors long after the experience.